Album News, Digital Music, Tracklist — June 15, 2011 at 6:01 am

Stream: OMD, ‘History of Modern (part I)’ — off forthcoming ‘Live in Berlin’ album

OMD, circa 2010

Reunited synthpop favorites Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark will release a 20-track live album — which you can hear a sample of below — and hardback book called History of Modern Tour: Live in Berlin this August to commemorate the group’s rapturously received comeback last year.

Due for release Aug. 8 through the band’s website, the live album was recorded Nov. 18 at the Tempodrome Berlin and  features tracks from 2010’s History of Modern — OMD’s first album in 14 years — as well as classics such as “Tesla Girls,” “Electricity” and “Enola Gay.” You can sample the set by streaming “History of Modern (part I)” below.

The limited-edition release, which the group is selling for £20, also comes with a hardback book that features exclusive photos from OMD’s 2010 tour, handwritten notes by members of the band, a selection of lyrics and letters to the group from fans.

See ‘History of Modern Tour’ tracklist and stream a track after the jump…

OMD, 'History of Modern Tour: Live in Berlin'

Tracklist: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, History of Modern Tour: Live In Berlin

1. “History of Modern (part III & IV)”
2. “New Babies: New Toys”
3. “Messages”
4. “Tesla Girls”
5. “Bunker Soldiers”
6. “History of Modern (part I)”
7. “(Forever) Live and Die”
8. “She’s Leaving”
9. “Souvenir”
10. “Joan of Arc”
11. “Maid of Orleans”
12. “New Holy Ground”
13. “Green”
14. “Locomotion”
15. “Sister Marie Says”
16. “Pandoras”
17. “Sailing on the Seven Seas”
18. “Enola Gay”
19. “If You Want It”
20. “Electricity”

OMD, ‘History of Modern (part I)’ from ‘Live in Berlin’ by 100% Records


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